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1976 WaveTight: Capri Proneboard, 4ft 10''
#367



MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: BX Plastics, Melbourne, Australia.
SHAPER: 
DESIGN: Prone Surfboard 
DESIGNER: 
SPECIFICATIONS

CONSTRUCTION
Roto-moulded (?) hollow plastic surfboard.
DIMENSIONS
Length:
4
feet  10.5 inches
L2 :   ft 
Width:
19.5
inches
Wide Point:
+ 3
inches
Nose :
16.5
inches
Tail:
14
inches
Thickness:
3 .5
inches
Pod: 
9
inches
Weight:

kilos
Volume:

litres
Nose/L 

inches
Tail/L:

inches
Other:
  inches




FEATURES
Nose: Round
Tail: Rounded-square
Deck: Rolled with spooned nose.
Bottom: Flat with deep channels
Rails: Round
Rocker: gentle with slight nose lift
FIN
None- the deep channels are probably for the internal support of the hollow construction.



DECOR
DECALS
Deck: Wavetight
MARKINGS
Nil
COLOUR
Deck: Red
Bottom : Red
 

NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Images online May, 2018

Black sealing plug.



DESIGN HISTORY
Moulded hollow plastic novelty surf craft made by BX Plastics, Melbourne, Australia.
Available in red, orange, white, black, blue, yellow and purple.

Also see Pipeliner, 1974, #367


COMMENTS

REFERENCES
Magazines
Advertisement: Tracks December 1976?

CONDITION: 8

Spoon deck and pod
with the black sealing plug.








BX Plastics catalogue, circa 1970

Collections: Museum Victoria.
https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/1515715




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Geoff Cater (2018) : Wavetight Capri, 4ft 10'', 1976.
http://www.surfresearch.com.au/00000370.html